Friday, April 25, 2014

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Sumeet Sachdev likes to play grey shade characters

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 05:51 AM PDT

Sumeet Sachdev, best remembered for playing Gautam Virani aka Gomzy in hit show “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi“, will be seen on the small screen after four years with “Yeh Hai Aashiqui“. Sumeet will be seen in the role of Aseem Sen in “Yeh Hai Aashiqui“, which airs on Bindass. Predominantly, the roles that […]

Movie Review: Son of God

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 04:20 AM PDT

Movie Review Rating:2/5. Director Christopher Spencer’s “Son of God” is a far cry from a faith film as it impassively encapsulates Jesus’ life in the backdrop of the Jewish-Roman conflict of that era. Documented through Jesus disciple John’s point of view, where at the very onset of the film, he admits that for the Jewish […]

We need not make violence sexy: Mallika Sarabhai on films like ‘Dabangg’

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 04:09 AM PDT

Violence in the mainstream cinema is depicted in such a manner that it looks sexy to children, so does the misrepresentation of “macho” heroism, said social activist and noted dancer Mallika Sarabhai. Sarabhai has been addressing social issues using the medium of dance and theatre, and speaking at a conference here Thursday on “Arts and […]

Deepika Padukone not approached for Madhur Bhandarkar’s next movie

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 04:01 AM PDT

Deepika Padukone in filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's next project? The actress is surprised by the rumours, says her spokesperson. There are reports that the "Chennai Express" star might sign Bhandarkar’s upcoming film, but a clarification from the actress’s end has been issued to scotch the rumours. We have not been approached for the film her spokesperson […]

Priyanka Chopra skipped voting coz she was busy

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 03:55 AM PDT

Priyanka Chopra is one of the stars who couldn’t make it to the polling booth as she was busy with her prior work commitments. So unfortunate when scheduling keeps you away from some of the most important things. Wish I could have been in India to exercise my most basic… to vote as a citizen. […]

Amit Sadh undergoes surgery for fracture while shooting ‘Guddu Rangeela’

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 03:46 AM PDT

Amit Sadh underwent surgery earlier this week on his foot, which he had fractured last month while shooting in Shimla for Subhash Kapoor‘s “Guddu Rangeela“. He underwent the surgery here Wednesday. Complications in the fracture are said to have necessitated the surgery. While all his producers have wished Amit a quick recovery, the seriousness of […]

Kangana & Anurag Kashyap at Revolver Rani Screening

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 03:45 AM PDT

Kangana Ranaut, Anurag Kashyap, Sai Kabir, Mukti Mohan at Revolver Rani Screening. Movie Premieres Anurag Kashyap Mukti Sai Kabir Kangana Ranaut

Tanuj Virwani and mother Rati Agnihotri step out to vote

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 03:42 AM PDT

Tanuj Virwani and mother Rati Agnihotri step out to vote on 24th April 2014. Rati Agnihotri Tanuj Virmani

Irrfan Khan shoots with Bryce Dallas Howard for ‘Jurassic Park’

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 03:40 AM PDT

Irrfan Khan is having the time of his life in Hawaii shooting for the latest installment of the “Jurassic Park” franchise. A source close to the actor says he’s been shooting with the very beautiful Bryce Dallas Howard. Bryce is the daughter of the very prolific American director Ron Howard and a rising star in […]

Aishwarya, Amitabh, Esha, Sonam voting at Jamnabai School

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 03:31 AM PDT

Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, Dharmendra, Esha Deol, Bobby Deol, Bhagyashree, Poonam Sinha, Luv Sinha, Kush Sinha, Sonali Bendre, Goldie Behl, Rakesh Roshan, Sonam Kapoor, Sunny Deol, Urvashi Dholakia, Vatsal Seth, Varun Dhawan, Suzanne Khan voting at Jamnabai School in Mumbai on 24th April 2014. Aishwarya Rai Abhishek Bachchan […]

Shahrukh, Preity, Ranveer voting in Khar

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 03:01 AM PDT

Ranbir Kapoor, Neetu Singh, rishi Kapoor, Aditi Gowitrikar, Reena Dutta, Gulzar, Chetan Bhagat, Sohail Khan, Shaina NC, Manyata Dutt, Shahrukh Khan, Ranveer Singh, Preity Zinta, Prem Chopra, Kunal Kohli voting in Khar, Mumbai on 24th April 2014. Aditi Govitrikar Gulzar Ranbir Kapoor Neetu Singh Reena Khan Rishi Kapoor Party Events Chetan Bhagat Kunal Kohli Sohail […]

Bollywood spinsters Over 30

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 01:01 AM PDT

Rani Mukerji tied the knot at 36. While she exchanged vows with filmmaker Aditya Chopra in Italy, her contemporaries like Tabu, Preity Zinta and Urmila Matondkar continue to be in the list of 30-plus yet single. There are other Bollywood beauties like Priyanka Chopra and Amrita Rao who have also found a spot on the […]

Priyanka Chopra is excited to be in Tampa Bay for IIFA

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 12:40 AM PDT

Priyanka Chopra, who has been making space for herself in the international music scene, is here to be part of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) celebrations. She’s glad that the event celebrates the country and its cinema abroad. The four-day extravaganza began Wednesday and will culminate with the awards ceremony Saturday. Priyanka is sure […]

Anil Kapoor grooves with Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 12:34 AM PDT

Anil Kapoor Thursday grooved with Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) weekend and awards. The actor, who unveiled the Do the Tampa IIFA 2014 theme song, made the mayor dance a bit at the opening press conference of the film extravaganza. The theme song is composed by Ravi Drums. While Buckhorn […]

Lata Mangeshkar gives Deenanath Mangeshkar awards to Anna Hazare, Zakir Hussain, Rishi Kapoor

Posted: 25 Apr 2014 12:28 AM PDT

Bharat Ratna recipient Lata Mangeshkar conferred the 72nd Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Awards to social activist Anna Hazare, musician Zakir Hussain, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor and other prominent personalities at a function here. The award – now in its silver jubilee year – carries a memento, citation and cash prize of Rs.100,000 each. We commemorate my father’s […]

Sonam, Ranveer, Parineeti at IIFA Day 4 departures

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 08:18 PM PDT

Parineeti Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Dia Mirza, Sahil Sangha, Sharman Joshi, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh at IIFA Day 4 departures in Mumbai Airport on 24th April 2014. Anurag Kashyap Party Events Dia Mirza Neetu Singh Sahil Sangha Parineeti Chopra Ranveer Singh Rishi Kapoor Sharman Joshi Sonam Kapoor

Kajol, Ajay Devgan go for voting

Posted: 24 Apr 2014 07:32 PM PDT

Kajol, Ajay Devgan go for voting. Kajol Ajay Devgan